There’s so much to love about this year’s Valentine’s Day. First of all, it’s on a Sunday – for most this is an easy-going family day. Secondly are the creative gifts that we’re seeing from local businesses.
We’ve done the outside the box thinking for you with these gift ideas that are sure to fill your valued ones’ love tank this Valentine’s Day. If you’re looking to create new memories and meaningful celebrations, here are some local gems that’ll help you do just that.
Quality Time Ideas
Brie & Honey is a Gaborone-based food company providing beautifully handcrafted grazing boxes.
Their boxes are made to be shared and are the perfect addition to any occasion, big or small.
Avoid disappointment and get the weekend plans started. Connect with them to build your perfect box with your choice of cheeses, cured meats, homemade dip and more.
Contact: 75 860 859
Just Ginger never fails to curate the perfect locally made goodies.
Check out their bespoke woven picnic bag filled with Just Ginger Gemere, Morula Chocolate from Sweet Sensations, ChocChip Cookies from True Afribites, the famous ‘Love’ macarons by Eccentric Bakery and a sultan towel, ready to share or to enjoy alone.
We love that the woven basket can be reused for a multitude of other things and supports so many local gems.
Price: P1,050 including delivery
WhatsApp: 75 237 431
Make this year’s Valentine’s Day memorable for you and your loved ones by celebrating the day in the Sky with Dare To Dream.
If you and your loved ones miss flying, enjoy a 30 minutes scenic flight overhead Gaborone.
This package comes with a free gift and is available for couples, families, friends or if you’re single treat yourself. If you have your eye on a special someone how about you shoot your shot and amaze them with this as a gift? We dare you.
Date: 14 February 2021
Place: Sir Seretse Khama International Airport
Contact: 75 802 686
Email: [email protected]
Book a couple’s Valentine’s Day special at the award-winning spa and stand a change to win a photo shoot with Peach Tree Image.
Package includes a back scrub, aroma full body massage and mini manicure, followed by a scrumptious lunch.
We love that this offer is available throughout the month of February.
Price: P 2,440
Contact: 31 64472
Indoor Family Dinner
Just because the curfew’s keeping you at home doesn’t mean you can’t wine and dine indoors.
Here’s an easy three-course meal the Dimas shared with us that they put together in less than an hour. Yes, even with a toddler running the kitchen.
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When we’re looking for a personalised gift that lasts a lifetime, we go to R O S E W I N D.
This is why we partnered with R O S E W I N D to spread the love this Valentine’s with a thoughtful giveaway.
There can only be one winner but fret not, you can get your special someone a quality leather gift engraved with their name to show them how much you adore them!
Contact: 72 117 440
Spoil your loved one with a Three Dikgosi Edition Slimline ‘Moonlit’ Lavender or Ruby Red watch, accompanied by a classic flower bouquet.
This Valentine’s package is the perfect way to say ‘I Love You’ in an inspiring and memorable way. Gifts are delivered to your doorstep.
Price: P 2,500.00
Contact: 267 74920616 or +267 72799033
A most beautiful, stylish, flower, fragrance and gift shops in Acacia Mall, Niya Craft specialises in fabulous flowers, beautifully packaged Phalaenopsis orchids, flower arrangements, magnificent Hatbox flower arrangements, exquisite fabric ribbon, silk flowers, silk orchids, and other desirable goods.
Their gift boxes are made of French and other imported goodies, exclusive food items, and gorgeous flower arrangements. Give them a call for a bouquet to surprise your loved one.
Contact: 76 753 097
Gifts by B have made your life easier and have set up a flower bar at Airport Junction.
The team is ready to assist you with bespoke floral designs.
Pre-Order: 75 650 678
WhatsApp: +267 74 958 057
Spoil that special someone this Valentine’s with a romantic weekend getaway at Kwa Nokeng Lodge.
Enjoy a romantic four-course dinner on the Limpopo River, couples massage spa treatments, game drives and more with a 10% discount on accomodation.
Contact: 491 5908 or 75 230 361
Passport To offers carefully designed bespoke travel experiences and educational retreats for the adventurous traveller.
Enjoy deep belly laughs and fun adventures to bring you closer to your loved one with this Passport To Love weekend getaway.
The package includes an array of culinary experiences including our signature picnic and 3-course Valentine’s Day lunch, scenic bicycle rides, pottery session, yoga and meditation, spa treatments, memories to last a lifetime and so much more.
Email: [email protected]
We love tranquil waterside lunches at the Gaborone Yacth Club, especially the sunset drive at the end of the day.
If you’re looking for a short drive and out-of-town feel, book this three-course Valentine’s lunch complete with non-alcoholic bubbles for a good two.
Price: P400 per couple
Contact: 71 579 707
To complete your day with sweet confections, Check out our round-up of bakers. We wish you a love-filled, memorable Valentine’s Day.